Alan K Parish

Knife and Axe Thrower

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Alan is a British knife and axe thrower and has had a lot of success in tournaments Internationally and at home as listed below, he started his knife throwing journey in 2015. He is Range Master and chief Instructor at Essex Backyard Throwers and has been Technical advisor and Instructor for Celebrity Big Brother Axe task 2018 – Instructor to Mackenzie Davis 2020 ( Grace from Terminator Dark Fate).– Technical advisor and knife thrower for the Lucky Me music video by Phoebe Green.


Alan is a 3 x times UK Champion 2017 and 2022 and 2023 and 2022 U.K.A.T. World Champion , Carpi, Italy


2022 U.K.A.T. World Champion , Carpi, Italy
World Champion Walkback Axe

Silver medalist 2017 French Championship, Ouistreham, France
3rd Place Overall – International Knives and Hawks

Silver medalist 2018 Eurothrowers World Championships, Rýmařov, Czech Republic
2nd Place 5m Axe


Competition Results in Year Order 2015 to present day.

2015 Milton Keynes Tournament
1st Place 5m Knife | Duel Cup Winner

2015 Eurothrowers World Championships, Huthwaite, UK
Joint 4th 3m Knife | 8th Long Distance Knife | Joint 7th Speed Throw

2015 Essex Backyard Throwers (KATTA) Tournament
1st Place 3m Knife | 1st Place 5m Knife | 2nd Place 4m Hawk | 3rd Place 5m Hawk | 2nd Place 7m Hawk | 2nd Place Mountain Man | 1st Place Silhouette | 2nd Place overall Knife | 2nd Place overall Hawk | 2nd Place overall knives | 2nd Place overall Hawk

2016 Eurothrowers World Championships, Maniago, Italy
6th Place 5m Knife

2016 Essex Backyard Throwers (KATTA) Tournament
2nd Place Mountain Man | 2nd Place Silhouette | 2nd Place 3m Knife | 2nd Place 5m Knife | 2nd Place 5m Hawk

2016 7th UK KATTA Tournament
3rd Place 3m Knife | 3rd Place 5m Knife | 2nd Place 7m Knife | 2nd Place 4m Hawk | 3rd Place 5m Hawk | 1st Place 7m Hawk | 1st Place Snife

2017 French Championship, Ouistreham, France
3rd Place Overall – International Knives and Hawks

2017 1st UK National Tournament, Huthwaite, UK
3rd Place 3m Knife | 2nd Place 5m Knife | 2nd Place 7m Knife | 2nd Place 4m Hawk | 1st Place 7m Hawk | 1st Place Silhouaxe | 2nd Place Snife | 1st Place and Overall UK Champion 2017

2017 Eurothrowers European Championships, Alsómocsolád, Hungary
4th Place 5m Axe | 5th Place 7m Axe | 9th Place 4m Axe| Top Ten Qualifier

2017 Essex Backyard Throwers (KATTA) Tournament
1st Place 3m Knife | 2nd Place 5m Knife | 3rd Place 7m Knife | 2nd Place 4m Axe | 2nd Place 5m Axe | 2nd Overall Knives | 2nd Overall Axes | 3rd Place Snife | 3rd Place Long Distance Axe

2018 Open de Normandie, Ouistreham, France
1st Place Silhouette | 2nd Place Overall Precision Knife | 2nd Place 3m Knife | 1st Place 5m Knife | 3rd Place 7m Knife | 2nd Place Walkback Knife | 3rd Place 4m Axe | 3rd Place 7m Axe

2018 KATTA UK Double Bit Axe Tournament, Huthwaite, UK
1st Place Silhouette | 2nd Place Duel Cup | 3rd Place Mountain Man

2018 KATTA UK National Tournament, Huthwaite, UK
3rd Place 3m Knife | 2nd Place 5m Knife | 2nd Place 7m Knife | 2nd Place 4m Axe | 1st Place 5m Axe | 3rd Place 7m Axe | 1st Place Silhouette | 2nd Place Overall Knife | 2nd Place Overall Axe | 2nd Place Overall Combined Knife & Axe

2018 Eurothrowers World Championships, Rýmařov, Czech Republic
2nd Place 5m Axe

2018 Essex Backyard Throwers (KATTA) Tournament, UK
1st Place Overall Knife and Axe | 1st Place Overall Knife | 2nd Place 3m Knife | 2nd Place 5m Knife | 1st Place 7m Knife | 3rd Place 7m Axe | 2nd Place Snife

2019 Italian National Championship, Pero, Milan, Italy
4th Place 4m Knife | 4th Place 7m Knife | 3rd Place 4m Axe | 1st Place 5m Axe | 3rd Place Overall Axe | 2nd Place Walkback Knife | 2nd Place Walkback Axe 

2019 KATTA UK National Tournament, Huthwaite, UK
1st Place 3m Knife  |  1st Place 5m Axe | 3rd Place 7m Axe | 1st Place Snife | 2nd Place Overall Knife | 1st Place Overall Axe | 2nd Place Overall Combined Knife & Axe

2019 Eurothrowers World Championships, Newark-on-Trent, UK
Joint 4th Place World Championship Knife

2019 Essex Backyard Throwers (KATTA) Tournament, UK
1st Place 7m Axe| 2nd Place Overall | 2nd Place 5m Knife | 3rd Place 7m Knife | 3rd Place Snife | 3rd Place 4m Axe

2020 Norfolk Flingers “Chuck In the Muck”, Norwich, UK
1st Place 5m Knife | 1st Place 7m Knife | 1st Place Overall Knife | 1st Place 4m Axe | 1st Place 5m Axe | 1st Place 7m Axe | 1st Place Overall Axe | 1st Place Snife

2021 KATTA UK National Tournament, Huthwaite, UK
2nd Place Knife Overall (Walkback) | 2nd Place 3m Knife | 1st Place 5m Knife | 2nd Place 4m Axe | 1st Place 5m Axe | 1st Place Silhouette | 1st Place Mountain Man

2021 Italian Open National Championship, Carpi, Italy
1st Place Walkback Axe (UKAT) | 2nd Place Coutanque | 3rd Place Silhouette | 2nd Place Overall Knife and Axe

2021 Woodend Autumn Open, Huthwaite, UK
1st Place Overall Axe | 1st Place 4m Axe | 2nd Place Men Overall | 1st Place Silhouette | 1st Place Mountain Man | 3rd Place 5m Knife | 1st Place Coutanque | 1st Place Snife | 1st Place Snax

2022 Norfolk Flingers Chuck In The Muck 2, Norwich, UK
1st Place Mystery Game | 1st Place 5m Axe | 2nd Place 4m Axe | 2nd Place Silhouette | 3rd Place 3m Knife | 1st Place Overall Axe 

2022 KATTA UK National Tournament, Huthwaite, UK
1st Place Walkback Axe | 1st Place Snife | 1st Place Long Distance Axe | 1st Place Overall Precision | 3rd Place Silhouette | 3rd Place Walkback Knife / UK Champion.

2022 UKAT World Cup, Carpi, Italy
World Champion Walkback Axe

2022 EBT Summer Event
1st Place 3m Knife (new UK record 103) | 1st Place 5m Knife | 2nd Place 7m Knife | 1st Place 4m Axe | 1st Place 5m Axe | 3rd Place 7m Axe | 1st Place Silhouette | 1st Place Snife | 3rd Place Long Distance Knife | 1st Place Overall Knife | 1st Place Overall Axe | 1st Place Overall Knife and Axe 

Chuck in the Muck 2023

1st place Snife / 2nd place Silhouette / 3rd place long distance knife / 1st place Walkback Knife / 2nd place Spinner / 1st place Walkback Axe / Overall Knife and Axe Champion 2023

Grizzly Bears Warm-Up Throw 2023

 1st place Mountain Man / 1st place Long Distance Knife / 3rd place Double Bit / 1st place Walk Back Knife / 1st place Walk Back Axe /Overall Knife and Axe Champion 2023

UK Open Double Bit Championship 2023

3rd place bronze medal

2023 UKAT Championships Vitre france

3rd place 7mtr Axe bronze medal / 4th place long distance axe

KATTA UK National Championships 2023

1st place Silhouaxe / 2nd place Mountain Man / 1st Place Overall Knife and Axe Champion / 2nd place Walkback Axe / 2nd place Walkback Knife / 3rd place Long Distance Knife / Overall winner and UK Champion 2023.

Essex Backyard Throwers competition 2023

2nd place 3mtr knife / 1st place 5mtr knife / 1st place 7mtr knife / 1st place 4mtr axe / 1st place 5mtr axe / 1st place 7mtr axe / 2nd place snife / 1st place mountain man / 3rd place silhouette / 1st place overall knife / 1st place overall axe / 1st place and Overall Champion 2023

Italian International Open Competition 2023

3rd place walk back knife / 1st place Silhouaxe / 2nd place Silhouette / 2nd place team event / 5th place walk back axe

LEAP YEAR RAID 2 VALHALLA LANES 2024

1st place 3m knife (104) / 1st place 4m knife / 3rd place 5m knife /overall knife champion / 1st place 4m axe / 1st place 5m axe / 1st place 7m axe / overall axe champion / 2nd place walk back knife / 1st place walk back axe / 2nd place coutanque / overall knife and axe champion.